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Articles from the October 6, 2021 edition

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 By Staff report    News    October 6, 2021

Q&A: Judge candidates talk issues

Three candidates are competing for the open Tucumcari municipal judge position in the Nov. 2 election. Early voting began this week. The previous municipal judge, Noreen Hendrickson, was appointed by...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 6, 2021

Complaints lead to fines, regulations

A Tucumcari woman's complaints about a driver's "extreme and bizarre" conduct prompted state regulators to issue five-figure fines to two...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 6, 2021

Trucker earns award

A pioneering Tucumcari trucker earned the Company Driver of the Year award and $25,000 during the Truckload Carriers Association's convention in Las...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 6, 2021

47 more virus cases confirmed in Quay County

Quay County experienced 47 more confirmed cases of coronavirus — but no deaths — last week, including five cases reported Friday. The county had reported deaths in each of the previous two weeks....

 

Advance in this critical season

We’ve begun a new series at our church, preaching through the Psalms. It’s a good time to come and get in on the ground floor. Last Sunday we walk...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 6, 2021

Bare & Wild opens at new location

Among the machines that allow Bare & Wild Creations to personalize gifts and other items, the one that got the most attention Saturday was a...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 6, 2021

Two more colleges join CHESS

Two more New Mexico colleges, including Mesalands Community College, last week announced an interest in joining the Collaborative for Higher Education Shared Services, or CHESS. Mesalands and Luna...

 

Pages past - Oct. 6

On this date ... 1971: The Tucumcari Open tennis tournament was scheduled for Sunday at the Damon Kvols Park tennis court. Any male age 15 and younger could enter by submitting $2 and their name for...

 

Calendar - Oct. 6

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Friday-Saturday — Mesalands Community College Fall Rodeo. Come see Mesalands’ nationally ranked rodeo team. The opening ceremony...

 

Menus - Oct. 6

The Tucumcari Senior Center and Logan Senior Center also offer grab-and-go meals to those who qualify. Those interested should call the Tucumcari facility at 461-2307 or the Logan facility at...

 

Audit will only encourage lies and disruption

Thoughtful news consumers might have read last month’s announcement of an audit of the 2020 election results in four Texas counties and pondered its purpose. Why would former President Donald Trump...

 

Helps to put human face on crime issue

The other day I attended a special meeting on crime. I came away thinking that we’re actually making progress. I say that despite reports that show a sharp increase in violent crime these days. FBI...

 
 By Rich Lowry    Opinion    October 6, 2021

Del Rio lie more useful than what really happened

How does a stupid and ridiculous lie come to be embraced and promulgated by top officials of the United States government? Well, as it turns out, it’s easy. You start with an easily misinterpreted...

 

Rattlers fall to Texico

TEXICO — Max Villarreal scored three touchdowns on Friday night and the struggling Texico Wolverines got back on the winning track with a 53-0 blistering of visiting Tucumcari. Texico (2-4) snapped...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 6, 2021

Fort Sumner defeats Logan

FORT SUMNER - The Logan football team won't have an undefeated season in 2021. Fort Sumner - especially quarterback Joaquin Segura - made sure of...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    October 6, 2021

Logan outmatches Clovis Christian

LOGAN - Despite the absence of one of the Lady Longhorns' top hitters, Logan easily defeated an overmatched Clovis Christian squad 25-10, 25-12,...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    October 6, 2021

Mesalands rodeo team takes first

The Mesalands Community College men’s rodeo team captured first place and the women finished fourth during a meet Sept. 23 in Cochise, Arizona. Cooper Felipek won the bareback riding competition,...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 6, 2021

PED urging schools to test for learning gaps

The New Mexico Public Education Department is urging all schools to test students this fall to establish a reliable baseline to combat any learning gaps that may have occurred and to guide...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 6, 2021

Quay youths ribbon in expo

Ashton Smith of Quay County earned three first-place ribbons, including Best of Breed and champion, in the poultry show at the recent Youth Small Animal Expo. Smith had the champion egg layer pen in...

 

Jail log - Oct. 6

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Sept. 28 to Oct. 3: • Joseph James Aragon, 35, Conchas Dam, criminal damage to property (under $1,000). • Chasity Lucero,...

 

Police blotter - Oct. 6

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Sept. 27 to Oct. 3: Monday • 3:52 a.m.: Disturbance in 700 block of West Sunset Avenue, Tucumcari. ...

 

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